Two Sylvias' Weekly Muse: October 9, 2022
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Autumn Greetings, Poets and Writers!
We hope your October is unfolding with creativity, inspiration, and plenty of kindness. We recently ran across an interesting study on what happens when we perform random acts of kindness for friends/family and for strangers. We often think of kindness as an action that makes us feel great when we perform it—randomly paying for a stranger’s coffee, leaving a flower on someone’s windshield in the parking lot, paying for the groceries of the person standing in line behind us at the store. But studies show that the person who is the recipient of the kind act receives much more of a happiness boost than we expect.
Clinical psychologist Tara Cousineau believes that due to the current social, political, and personal stresses in the world, …